The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 210 207 180
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 20 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.060% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.061% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Senior C++ Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5404 4882 4072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.09% 96.88% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4505 4255 3357
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer across the West Midlands region.

Senior C++ Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Senior C++ Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior C++ Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -4 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Birmingham - 7 £45,000 - 5
Senior C++ Developer
England

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior C++ Developer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (79.41%) Subversion
2 27 (79.41%) Git (software)
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Degree
4 14 (41.18%) Open Source
5 13 (38.24%) BDD
5 13 (38.24%) TDD
5 13 (38.24%) Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Unix
6 12 (35.29%) C
6 12 (35.29%) Games
7 11 (32.35%) X-Windows
7 11 (32.35%) OpenMP
7 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 11 (32.35%) Mac OS X
7 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
7 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
7 11 (32.35%) Cygwin
7 11 (32.35%) CUDA
7 11 (32.35%) Qt
7 11 (32.35%) Mercurial
7 11 (32.35%) Parallel Programming
8 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (26.47%) DirectX
9 8 (23.53%) GDB
10 7 (20.59%) OpenGL
11 6 (17.65%) Retail
12 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
12 5 (14.71%) Game Development

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.94%) Redis
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (79.41%) Git (software)
1 27 (79.41%) Subversion
2 11 (32.35%) Mercurial
3 8 (23.53%) GDB
General
1 12 (35.29%) Games
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) OpenMP
1 11 (32.35%) Qt
1 11 (32.35%) X-Windows
2 9 (26.47%) DirectX
3 7 (20.59%) OpenGL
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) ActiveX
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) COM
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) MFC
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
1 11 (32.35%) CUDA
1 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Unix
3 11 (32.35%) Mac OS X
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Open Source
3 13 (38.24%) BDD
3 13 (38.24%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) Parallel Programming
5 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Game Development
6 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Android Development
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.94%) MVC
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (35.29%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Go
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.94%) MCSD
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
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